TITLE

Preparing students for RIGOROUS standards

AUTHOR(S)
Gordon, David W.
PUB. DATE
November 2000
SOURCE
Leadership;Nov/Dec2000, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents the need to prepare students for higher standard of education in the United States. Expectations of strong performance in basic skills and civic values; Status of the competition for jobs and opportunities in the country; Participation of parents and community in raising academic standards.
ACCESSION #
4108205

 

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